Late in the second half, Arizona lost to 15-seed Princeton after blowing a sizable lead. This year’s March Madness upset occurred early in the tournament.
Tosan Evbuomwan and Princeton made a decisive second-half run to pull off a major upset during March Madness.
2-seed Arizona lost a 10-point lead to lower-seeded Princeton (15), which won the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 25 years.
Princeton won by a score of 59–55 over the University of Arizona Wildcats.
According to ESPN, the South region of the 2023 men’s March Madness bracket has changed, taking Alabama out of complete control.
Guard Matt Allocco remarked, “It’s a pretty surreal feeling. It feels pretty special to defeat such a strong team on this stage. But I can’t say I’m surprised either. This team has been incredibly tough all year. On paper, it appears to be a major upset. But we have faith in one another and believe we make an excellent team.I think we have what it takes to defeat anyone in the nation when we’re at our best.
The Tigers (22-9) scored the final nine points of the game, holding the Pac-12 Tournament champion scoreless for the final 4:43.
Tosan Evbuomwan led Princeton to its first tournament victory since beating UNLV in 1998, when Henderson was a Tiger.
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